Windows PowerShell Hands-On Training for Beginners

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Windows PowerShell Hands-On Training for Beginners

Get to an advanced level and become efficient at work. Learn ways to automate your daily work using the advantages of Windows PowerShell scripting.

updated on icon Updated on Sep, 2023

language icon Language - English

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architecture icon PowerShell,Windows Server,Analytics & Automation


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Course Description

This course is designed to take the system administrators to an advanced level and make them more efficient at their work. You will find ways to automate your daily work using the advantages of Windows PowerShell scripting. It covers a wider list of topics such as why automation; how to launch Windows PowerShell as admin and non-admin; what is the execution policy; PowerShell help; PowerShell file read operations; PowerShell, Windows PowerShell, Microsoft scripting language; and PowerShell modules introduction and benefits.

The course is intended to make people think in terms of automating small daily tasks using Windows PowerShell and improve work efficiency and then gradually move towards complex logical tasks.

All the resource files are updated on the GitHub repository at https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Windows-PowerShell-Hands-On-Training-for-Beginners

Audience :

This course is for anyone who is working in IT and uses the Windows operating system as well as individuals seeking a career in IT automation, who want to learn to be more efficient and automate their daily work using the advantages of Windows PowerShell scripting .


What will you learn in this course:

  • Automation of planned service restarts
  • Learn an important and mandatory skill for Windows Server Administration
  • Introduction to scripting world using Windows PowerShell scripting concepts of PowerShell
  • ISE and PowerShell console - a quick walkthrough
  • Manage Windows services.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Some basic understanding of the command line (Win CMD/Unix Shell) will help in quickly picking up the content.
Windows PowerShell Hands-On Training for Beginners


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Introduction to the Course
2 Lectures
  • play icon Introduction and Environment Setup 04:04 04:04
  • play icon Why Automation 06:38 06:38
Getting Started
4 Lectures
Basic Operations
2 Lectures
PowerShell Modules - Introduction and Benefits
1 Lectures
Managing System Processes Using PowerShell
2 Lectures
Administering Windows Services Using PowerShell
4 Lectures

Instructor Details

Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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